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Analysis: Israeli restrictions on movement strangle Palestinian life | Maan News Agency

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Daoud Kuttab is a Palestinian journalist and former professor of journalism at Princeton University.”My homeland is not a suitcase and I am not a traveler,” wrote Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish.But for many Palestinians living in the besieged homeland, the right to movement guaranteed in the University Declaration of Human Rights (Article 13) is just ink on paper.I met last week in Beirut a Palestinian woman from Gaza who had spent four days trapped in a Cairo airport basement along with tens of others awaiting a visa.

via Analysis: Israeli restrictions on movement strangle Palestinian life | Maan News Agency.

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November 11, 2014 at 6:52 am

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